Subject:Crime beat: The data and stats of injustice
Source:Atlanta_IRE_Annual_2004John Archibald; Doug Smith; David Milliron
Affiliation:The Birmingham News;Los Angeles Times;The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Milliron's tipsheet highlights what type of data is kept by the criminal justice system, how it is used by law enforcement, and how to get it. It also notes tips on creating your own database and summarizes the crime databases kept by the Atlanta-Journal Constitution. Additional material, saved as a separate pdf, includes copies of uniform crime reports and a specific listing of the various law enforcement forms and records that are available.